5.31.20 – Kerner Commission, Discrimination, and Voter Suppression
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5.31.20 – Kerner Commission, Discrimination, and Voter Suppression

  This week on Generation Justice we learned from former U.S Senator Fred Harris, the last remaining member of the Kerner Commission, established by President Lyndon Johnson to investigate the causes of social unrest of 1967. We will also share a debate from NPR’s All things Considered about the discrimination black men face in public...

2.16.20- Census and Dual Language Education Legislation
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2.16.20- Census and Dual Language Education Legislation

This week on Generation Justice, we spoke with Rosalinda Dorado Mendoza from El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos and Zoe Hughes from New Mexico Asian Family Center about the 2020 Census and its importance. David Rogers, the executive director of Dual Language Education Of New Mexico(DLeNM) shares information about important legislation on Dual language and...

12.8.19 – Dr. Tommy J. Curry
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12.8.19 – Dr. Tommy J. Curry

This week, we hear from Professor Tommy J. Curry, author of the book The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood, and Personal Chair of Africana Philosophy & Black Male Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Where in academia are the experiences of black men and boys told and justified? Dr. Curry...

10.20.19 – Ericka Huggins: Spiritual Wellbeing & Social Change
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10.20.19 – Ericka Huggins: Spiritual Wellbeing & Social Change

  This week, share the keynote address from the “2019 UNM African American Student Services Black Cultural Conference: Blackness Unchained,” featuring, Ericka Huggins. Ms. Huggins is a human rights activist, a poet, an educator, a former Black Panther Party leader, and a former political prisoner. Then, stick around for a conversation with Ericka and long-time...

10.13.19 – Protect #MaunaKea & The Right to Connect
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10.13.19 – Protect #MaunaKea & The Right to Connect

  This week on Generation Justice, we spoke with people who are working to educate and organize to protect the sacred Mauna Kea and Net Neutrality for all. We hear from Lehua Lopez, a Native Hawaiian cultural anthropologist based in Albuquerque. Lehua has taught Hawaiian culture for more than 40 years and joins us to...